Gun"ny (?), n., Gun"ny cloth` (). [Hind. gon, gon,, a sack, sacking.]

A strong, coarse kind of sacking, made from the fibers (called jute) of two plants of the genus Corchorus (C. olitorius and C. capsularis), of India. The fiber is also used in the manufacture of cordage.

Gunny bag, a sack made of gunny, used for coarse commodities.


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